Ministry of Energy and Petroleum (MEP)

Energy Sector Objectives

The policy objectives to achieve this goal are to:

  • Secure long term fuel supplies for the thermal power plants;
  • Reduce technical and commercial losses in power supply; Information from Energy Commission;
  • Support the modernisation and expansion of energy infrastructure to meet growing demands and ensure reliability;
  • Increase access to modern forms of energy;
  • Improve the overall management, regulatory environment and operation of the energy sector;
  • Minimise the environmental impacts of energy supply and consumption through increased production and use of renewable energy and make energy delivery efficient;
  • Ensure cost recovery for energy supply and delivery;
  • Ensure the productive and efficient use of energy;
  • Promote and encourage private sector participation in the energy sector; and
  • Diversify the national energy mix by promoting renewable energy sources nuclear and coal;

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